GIGS 2009

MAPS MAGAZINE MAPPY CHRISTMAS - BRIXTON WINDMILL - w/MJ HIBBOT, WHITE WITCHES, REVERE, VIENNA DITTO & more - 28/11/09

First gig with my new guitar and an amplifier for the first time in years! No synth, no gadgets. Just pure PWL rock valhalla. (erm...)

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GAPPY TOOTH INDUSTRIES - THE WHEATSHEAF, OXFORD - w/THE HALCYONS, and JONATHAN SEET - 31/10/2009

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LOOSE PRESENTS... CLWB IFOR BACH, CARDIFF - w/DARREN HAYMAN, & POPPY AND FRIENDS - 19/09/2009

For the first time in history I forgot to upload a setlist for this gig straight afterward and am now lost to recall exactly what I played. The setlist below is an educated guess. Perhaps if you were there you can correct me?

TWISTED BY DESIGN/FREAKSHOW, DEMPSEYS, CARDIFF - w/SILENCE AT SEA & FUZZBIRDS - 30/08/09

Brief acoustic set opening the bill at Silence at Sea's 'last gig for a while'.

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GREEN MAN FESTIVAL, BRECON - 21/08/09

My first big festival appearance. I wrote about it here.

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WOODSTICK 2: THE REVENGE OF WOODSTICK - COOPERS FIELDS, CARDIFF - 09/08/09

Ace little mini-festival organised by Harri & Nicola from Little My. Lots of bands playing unamplified in a 'pongola'. The sun managed to pull it out of the bag, unlike last year. Joined by David on violin for four songs and Laura for the last one.

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SWEEPING THE NATION SUMMER SUNDAE FRINGE GIG - FIREBUG BAR, LEICESTER - w/LOVE ENDS DISASTER - 06/08/09

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BRAINLOVE VS. SHUNT - SHUNT, LONDON BRIDGE - w/MAT RIVIERE, CURLY HAIR, GAGGLE, THEE ORACLE - 02/07/09

Weird place this. Creeped me out so much I couldn't remember the word to a song and gave up. However I did get to play the first half of 'Memorial Hall' outside on a piano then run back into the room for the second half.

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MODERN MUSIC REVIEW PRESENTS... - MILO, LEEDS - 01/07/09

Unusual one this, I was the only act playing and I did two sets.

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ZONINO! 4.5 - BRIXTON WINDMILL - w/THE HYSTERICAL INURY, ACTION BEAT and lots of other people I didn't get to see because I left early then found there were no fucking trains back to cardiff so I ended up having to go to bristol with no real idea what to do next but hey ho there we go... - 27/06/09

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BEARDED MAGAZINE PRESENTS... - KENNINGTON DOG HOUSE, LONDON - w/PAUL HAWKINS and DIG FOR FIRE - 19/06/09

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CARDIFF BARFLY - 01/06/09

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BRAINLOVE FESTIVAL III - BRIXTON WINDMILL - w/KID CARPET, DULOKS, NAPOLEON IIIRD, KEYBOARD CHOIR, A SCHOLAR AND A PHYSICIAN, INTERNET FOREVER, ACE BUSHY STRIPTEASE, STAIRS TO KOREA, MAT RIVIERE and lots more... 30/05/09

Third Annual BrainStock concludes my 'northern tour' in london. Ace day as always. Played a set of mostly new songs.

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PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER - FUEL, MANCHESTER - w/MOUSTACHE OF INSANITY and JAM ON BREAD - 29/05/09

Great gig upstairs at Fuel. Ace supports from Moustache who were great fun and really nice guys too. Plus Jam on Bread's new songs are ace too.

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LEAF CAFÉ, LIVERPOOL - w/MUSICA VIOLETA - 28/05/09

First gig in Liverpool got my northern tour weekend off to a good start. Nice, unusual venue. Good fun chilean electro pop from Violeta opening the show.

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BETHAN ELFYN PRESENTS... - BUFFALO BAR, CARDIFF - w/PINEY GIR, THE HYSTERICAL INJURY and another band whose name I don't know... -24/05/09

Nice gig in the sunshine. Went for a more laid back set than usual.

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CARDIFF SMALL WEEKEND - MILGI'S CARDIFF - 22/05/09

First solo acoustic gig in a long time, cheated slightly by bringing the omnichord. Nice to play outside under the sky, decent response from the Milgi's crowd.

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FREAKSHOW PRESENTS... 'FIGHT MY BATTLES FOR ME' ALBUM LAUNCH - DEMPSEY'S CARDIFF - w/MEWGATZ, STAIRS TO KOREA and THEM SQUIRRELS - 18/05/09

Return to Freakshow for the launch of my album. Had a special cake made with the cover on it and gave out party bags.

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MAY DAY EVENT - LATEST MUSIC BAR, BRIGHTON - w/CHAIRMAN WOW, HOLLYWOOD ASSASSINS and MIKE TERRY - 03/05/09

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THE CELLAR, OXFORD - w/DOG SHOW, KEYBOARD CHOIR, DESERT STORM - 02/05/09

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WORLD DOMINATION LEAGUE - CAMDEN HEAD, CAMDEN - w/THE STARLETS, BRONTOSAURUS CHORUS & YO ZUSHI - 01/05/09

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BRAINLOVE VS WHITE LIGHT - THE LEXINGTON, LONDON - w/KID CARPET & INTERNET FOREVER - 17/04/09

Great fun gig with my new favourite band Internet Forever. Minor disaster with broken string averted by quick action by alcxxk. Meant a slight reshuffling of the set and having to play some songs I hadn't planned to play. But it was still good.

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THE FAMILY PRESENTS... - TOMMY'S BAR, CARDIFF - w/MR HUW & PROJECT SERPO - 09/03/09

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POP MIWSIG PRESENTS... - LITTLE O'NEILS, CARDIFF - w/THE KABEEDIES, LINDSEY LEVEN, and TALL MEN - 20/02/09

Good gig slightly marred by one very loud talking woman.

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SHAPE FUNCTIONS PRESENTS... - CLWB IFOR BACH, CARDIFF - w/MAX TUNDRA, and BEN BUTLER & MOUSEPAD - 28/01/09

First gig of 09. Hopefully this one will set the tone for what follows. Lots of people, nice atmosphere. Great fellow acts who are very friendly and fun to watch. First gig where 'Fight My Battles For Me' was available too.

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